Game Wrap - Oakland 6-1 Victors Over Cardinals
Oakland got a 6-1 victory over St. Louis on Friday, with Bartolo Colon earning the victory and helping Athletics moneyline bettors cash out.
Oakland was favored by -115 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 7.5.
Bartolo Colon earned the victory for the Athletics, throwing 8 innings of work, striking out 5, walking 1, and allowing 6 hits and 1 earned run. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Seth Smith in the win.
St. Louis' starting pitcher Shelby Miller worked 1 2/3 innings, giving up 6 hits and 5 earned runs while striking out 0 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Matt Carpenter in a losing cause.
Oakland outhit their counterparts 9-7 in the game.